Dignity Health and Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) have come together as CommonSpirit Health, creating a new nonprofit Catholic health system focused on advancing health for all people and serving communities in 21 states.
Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital, Louisville, part of KentuckyOne Health, is inviting the community to learn more about weight-loss procedures with a live broadcast of an upcoming weight-loss surgery. On Jan. 11 at 10:30 a.m., KentuckyOne Health will broadcast the surgery via Facebook Live and provide live tweets on Twitter.
Catholic Health Initiatives reported a nearly 17% increase in the 2017 fiscal year in operating EBIDA before restructuring, as two of its largest markets registered double-digit volumes in this key measure of operating income.
TriHealth, Cincinnati, OH, signed a letter of intent with St. Elizabeth Healthcare to create a laboratory joint venture that will offer comprehensive, high-value outpatient laboratory services to the Tri-State (Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky) area.
The Healthy Kids Outreach Program (HKOP) of the Mercy Foundation, Roseburg, OR, was awarded two grants to support continued dental hygiene and education for students in Douglas County. The C. Giles Hunt Charitable Trust donated $5,000, and $3,000 was given by the Juan Young Trust.
The Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation, Lexington, KY, awarded scholarships to 13 nurses in the Lexington area. The scholarship awards total $17,000, and help provide KentuckyOne Health nurses with educational opportunities and the ability to pay off student loans. A reception on July 18 honored the local nurses selected for a scholarship.
After an extensive physician search and the renovation of a new facility, the CHI St. Joseph Children’s Health Behavioral Health Center opened to patients and families on Aug. 7. Located in East Lampeter Township, PA, the new center is led by a team of dedicated mental health professionals.
The Minnesota Department of Health recently designated CHI St. Joseph’s Health, Park Rapids, MN, as a Level 4 Trauma Hospital, and the hospital is now part of Minnesota’s statewide trauma system. The process included an outside review of the hospital’s resources and capabilities to care for trauma patients.
Catholic Health Initiatives has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to implement an innovative model for addressing the social determinants of health as an integral part of the health care we provide and to help develop pathways and opportunities to build and sustain healthy communities.
Catholic Health Initiatives, the nation’s third-largest nonprofit health system, has awarded new grants this year totaling nearly $3.5 million to innovative programs designed to build healthy communities.